Senior Data Science Engineer at Fair

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The Data Science and Machine Learning team at Fair is part of the Engineering organization and oversees risk, vehicle valuation, and personalization efforts. We usually run a few steps ahead of other engineering team and work with product leads frequently where DS techniques can be used to improve our product and customer experience.

You will report to the Data Science Manager and your role will involve the development of pipelines and backend services that host machine learning models for all projects. You will model application R&D and support backend engineering teams with service integrations and analytics teams for goal analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other engineering and teams to help improve the shopping and ownership experience at Fair
  • Brainstorm, scope and develop ideas that influence goals
  • Design machine learning models, associated pipelines, explore new prediction algorithms, construct new features, and research new technologies
  • Contribute to our distributed learning and deployment platform

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Data Scientist/Machine learning engineer with a focus on building and deploying production facing ML and ETL pipelines
  • Familiarity and experience with OOP in Python
  • Experience with standard supervised (especially decision trees) and unsupervised learning methods, time series analysis and causal inference
  • Development experience with scikit-learn, tensorflow/keras, XGBoost or LightGBM
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a quantitative discipline

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following - Golang or Ruby, running multi-armed A/B tests, deep learning, NLP techniques and kaggle competitions

Our Benefits:

  • 100% coverage of medical, dental and vision benefits for employees AND their families
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Equity incentives
  • Unlimited vacation package
  • Up to four months 100% paid parental leave
  • Remote work stipend
  • 401(k)
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Diverse and inclusive culture

It's Fair's policy to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sex, medical condition (as defined by California law and which includes pregnancy or childbirth), national origin, age, physical or mental disability, political activity or affiliation, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other legally protected status where there is no bona fide occupational qualification or legitimate business reason for the differing treatment. In addition, Fair prohibits harassment on any of the bases listed above or any other characteristics protected under federal, state or local laws.

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An Insider's view of Fair

What are some social events your company does?

Fair thrives on creating an engaging culture and we do this by hosting monthly "Happy Hours" and this past year, we hosted a "Wellness Week" during Mental Health Awareness Month.

Marlene

HR Coordinator

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful team members listen intently to our customers, use their creativity and “native geniuses” to solve problems, and work together to improve the customer experience. Success comes in the form of growth and development opportunities, merit raises, and a sense of purpose and accomplishment in serving our customers.

Amanda

VP, Customer Experience

What is your vision for the company?

My vision is to make Fair the leading marketplace for transacting on and financing a used car – and one of the primary ways that people access personal mobility globally. We’ll do this by delivering our customers real savings and a trusted transaction experience – and by acting as a true partner throughout the time they drive with us.

Brad

CEO

What are Fair Perks + Benefits

Fair Benefits Overview

Our name pretty much says it all. It’s our culture. It’s the way we treat our customers, our network of dealers and our fast-growing family of employees. We believe in hard work, and we believe hard work should be rewarded. That’s why we offer equity incentives, 100% coverage of medical, vision and dental premiums for employees and their families, 100% paid parental leave for up to 4 months, 401(k) retirement plan and a remote work stipend for every employee. The way we see it, better to be more than fair than not to live up to our name.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
100% coverage for employees, including their spouse/domestic partner and children.
Vision Benefits
100% coverage for our employees, including their spouse/domestic partner and children.
Health Insurance Benefits
100% coverage for our employees, including their spouse/domestic partner and children.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We offer unlimited PTO for regular, full-time employees.
Generous PTO
We offer 3 weeks vacation for hourly, full-time employees.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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